Aliases for CLEC4G Gene
External Ids for CLEC4G Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CLEC4G Gene
This gene encodes a glycan-binding receptor and member of the C-type lectin family which plays a role in the T-cell immune response. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]
GeneCards Summary for CLEC4G Gene
CLEC4G (C-Type Lectin Domain Family 4 Member G) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CLEC4G include Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis and Japanese Encephalitis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include carbohydrate binding. An important paralog of this gene is CLEC4M.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CLEC4G Gene
Binds mannose, N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) and fucose, but not galactose, in a Ca(2+)-dependent manner, in vitro.
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for Japanese encephalitis virus.
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for Ebolavirus.
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for SARS coronavirus/SARS-CoV.
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for Lassa virus and Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus glycoprotein (PubMed:22156524, PubMed:22673088).